April 8-12

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  April 8, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 1 Section 1   Government and the State

PREBELL

 

TSW

  1.  Describe what government is and what basic powers every government holds.
  2. Describe the four defining characteristics of the state.
  3. Identify four theories that attempt to explain the origin of the state.
  4. Understand purposes of government in the US and in other countries.

TTW

Explain why government is essential to our existence.  Describe the importance that government plays on our every day lives.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 1 Section 1 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Chapter 1 Section 1 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Prepare for the next lesson concerning the different forms of government.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  April 9, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 1 Section 2   Forms of Government

PREBELL

 

TSW

  1.  Classify governments according to three sets of characteristics.
  2. Determine systems of government based on who can participate.
  3. Identify different ways that power can be distributed, geographically, within a state.
  4. Describe a government by how power is distributed between the executive and legislative branches.

TTW

Explain the different types of governments and how it impacts each person who resides within the boundaries of that government.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 1 Section 2 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Chapter 1 Section 2 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Prepare for the next day’s lesson dealing with the basic concepts of democracy.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  April 10, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 1 Section 3   Basic Concepts of Democracy

PREBELL

 

TSW

  1.  Understand the foundations of a democracy.
  2. Analyze the connections between democracy and the free enterprise system.
  3. Identify the role of the Internet in a democracy.

TTW

Write the headings “Government” and “Economics” on the board.  Have students put the section terms in one column or the other and explain why.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

Chapter 1 Section 3 Guided Reading and Review

ENRICHMENT

Chapter 1 Section 3 Assessment

CLOSURE

.Prepare for

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  April 11, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 1 Test Review

PREBELL

none

TSW

  1.  Review Chapter 1 notes and handouts.
  2. Create Chapter 1 Study Guide for test.
  3. Finish any incomplete Chapter 1 assignments.

TTW

Monitor student progress.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

none

ENRICHMENT

none

CLOSURE

.Prepare for Chapter 1 Test

the next day’s lesson as students create study guides for their test

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT

DAILY LESSON PLAN

DATE:  April 12, 2013

 

LESSON

Chapter 1 Test

PREBELL

none

TSW

  1.  Review Chapter 1 study guide.
  2. Complete Chapter 1 Test.

TTW

Monitor student progress.

INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENT

none

ENRICHMENT

none

CLOSURE

.Prepare for the next day’s lesson.